Technology - 09/September/2021

Europe’s start-ups dig into battery recycling

Increasing the amount of recycled battery material available in Europe is encouraging new companies to examine different ways to maximise the extraction of the essential metals

Ambitious recycling levels set by the EU is driving innovation

PRIMARY DEMAND Cutting the levels of virgin metal used in EV batteries could help reduce dirty mining activities

RECYCLING RESEARCH To maximise the level of reusable material extracted from retired batteries academic institutions and new start-ups are researching new processes

KEY QUOTE Start-ups need further research work before their claimed lithium recycling rates can be materialised. This needs additional investments ...

 

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